Using traditional farming methods, plants often need to expend large amounts of energy to grow roots long enough to reach water and nutrients in the soil. This is linked to the fact that essential nutrients and minerals are not distributed evenly in the soil, and it prevents plants from growing at optimal rate.

In a hydroponic system, however, the nutrients and water are delivered directly to the roots. Plants absorb nutrients as ions in the water, and rely on an accurate control of electrical conductivity and PH levels.

Hydroponic farming allows for complete control of these and other factors, ensuring that
every single plant is healthy and grows quickly, resulting in higher yields and more frequent harvests.